Mitsubishi Vehicles are located at these von Bibra Locations

von Bibra Ferry Rd Auto Village von Bibra Helensvale Auto Village von Bibra Robina Auto Village

Our Staff

Shaun Lees

GENERAL MANAGER – ferry road

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
21 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
7 years with von Bibra

1 year - Group Trainer
3 years - General Manager (Tweed)
3 years - General Manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
9 years at Motorama as a Holden Sales Consultant, HSV Specialist and Sales Manager.

Where did you grow up?
Born Frankston Victoria, moved to Northern NSW at age 2. Lived in Ballina & Lennox Heads until High School. Finished school on the Gold Coast & have worked between Brisbane & the Gold Coast.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Always leave everyone in a better position than when you found them' & 'Always operate at Level 10'.


SAM SMITH

MITSUBISHI MANAGER - FERRY ROAD

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
2 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
I've been with von Bibra’s for 2 years now, starting as a Sales Consultant at Mitsubishi Ferry Road before moving into my current position as Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I previously worked for The Athletes Foot and my role was a Sales Consultant.

What do you love most about your job?
Definitely the people. Buying a new car isn't something you do every day so we get to spend a lot of time with our customers and get to know everyone's unique story. Some of the most interesting people I have ever met have been through my job here.

Where did you grow up?
On the Gold Coast but originally from England.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"Don't stop when you are tired, stop when you are done" David Goggins.

Kevin Jones

SERVICE MANAGER – ferry road

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
19 years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
9 years in total as both a Service Advisor & Service Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Surfers City Holden - Technician, HSV Workshop Controller, Service Advisor.

What do you love most about your job?
Working as a team and exceeding our customers expectations!

Where did you grow up?
Sydney.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Make the most out of life, you only get one chance!'








David Shultz

SERVICE MANAGER - ROBINA

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
20 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
8 years

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Element Broadbeach, Owner & Operator

What do you love most about your job?
Meeting new people everyday

Where did you grow up?
Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Control the controllable & the variables will take care of themselves.'









Martin Simpson

GENERAL MANAGER - ROBINA

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
17 years, all with von Bibra.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
17 years – I have worked as a Salesperson, Sales Manager, General Sales Manager & General Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Grumps Wharf Restaurant, Manager.

What do you love most about your job?
The relationships you build with customers and staff over time as well as seeing people start at the bottom, grab an opportunity and create a successful life filled with opportunities they can create by doing what’s right not what’s easy!

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
Currumbin and Ashmore always lived on the Gold Coast.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life, with confidence you have won even before you have started.'

Life is 10% what happens and 90% how you react.
If It Is To Be It Is Up To Me!

Ryan McCabe

GENERAL SALES MANAGER - ROBINA

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
16 Years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
Joined the von Bibra group in June 2018 as General Sales Manager at Robina.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Toyota 7 Years, BMW 3 years, Started off selling Holden, Trainee Sales Person, Salesperson, Sales Manager, Business Manager and General Sales Manager

What do you love most about your job?
It is exciting buying a new car and it is great seeing people everyday picking up their new cars and having a great experience.

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
Bundaberg then the Sunshine Coast

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
The harder I work the luckier I get"




Robert Ehemann

MITSUBISHI SALES MANAGER - ROBINA

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
2 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
2 years / Mitsubishi Sales Trainee, Senior Mitsubishi Consultant, Mitsubishi department manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
International Travel Consultant and Aviation Service expert.

What do you love most about your job?
No 2 days are ever the same - I love the many facets of the industry which bring never ending challenges and opportunities. I love working alongside great people and for a company that give back to the community.

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Murwillumbah, in Northern NSW between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"I would rather be hated for who I am than be loved for someone I am not."

Joel Wright

GENERAL SALES MANAGER - HELENSVALE

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
14 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
9 years, Sales Consultant & Sales Manager for a variety of manufacturers.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Tweed Motors Holden (Previous owners before von Bibra's purchased the business in 2002) Started in parts & service & moved to used car sales where I commenced my cadetship.

Where did you grow up?
Locally at Burleigh Heads

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Perfection is the total sum of a lot of small things done very well.'







JEFF HALE

MITSUBISHI SALES MANAGER - HELENSVALE

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
Commenced in the Auto industry in 2007 with von Bibra Nissan at Ashmore as a sales consultant - 11years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?

  • Started with von Bibra since 2007 with a total of approx 7yrs
  • Sales consultant at Nissan Ashmore - 2007 - 2009 and again from 2011-2012
  • Moved to Western Australia and worked at Rockingham Nissan and Sales Consultant from 2012 - 2014
  • Back to Qld at von Bibra Ferry Rd 2014 2016 (Sales Consultant Mitsubishi / Suzuki)
  • von Bibra Helensvale Hyundai 2016 - 2017 as Sales Consultant
  • Currently Mitsubishi, Suzuki & Hyundai Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Southport Golf Club for 14yrs as golf shop manager and 5yrs as General Manager. Sold construction machinery for 4yrs prior to getting into the motor vehicle industry.

What do you love most about your job?
Always had a passion for cars but its the interaction with people. I love meeting new people and hearing their stories.

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
Born in Brisbane and moved to the Gold Coast at the age of 3. Lived at the northern end of the Coast at Anglers Paradise (not many people would remember as it has now merged with Runway Bay) Went to Biggera Waters Primary and Southport State High

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
Treat people the way you want to be treated, talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned.

LUKE WINSLADE

SERVICE MANAGER - HELENSVALE

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
17 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
11 years , parts interpreter, service advisor service manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Avon City Ford in Christchurch NZ as a parts interpreter.

What do you love most about your job?
Making customers happy.

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
Christchurch NZ.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
Don't stop at the first rung on the ladder, there is many more above you.